Dr. Eric Larsen, Director of Archaeology for the Germanna Foundation, discusses the old mill complex and race within Siegen Forest and shows you the different areas where this mill once operated. The Germanna Foundation’s 170-acre Siegen Forest contains four hiking and nature trails along the Rapidan river. For more information, go to: https://germanna.org/things-to-do/hike-siegen-forest/
The Germanna Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring the Colonial Virginia frontier via the historic 1714 Fort Germanna and its German colonists and their descendants.
It conducts archaeological exploration and conservation, genealogical research and publishing, and historic preservation and interpretation.
The Foundation owns and maintains several historic sites and properties, such as Salubria Manor, that were part of or closely connected to the Germanna colonies, the town of Germanna, and the other early colonial Virginia settlements and towns in the Piedmont area of Virginia.
• Fort Germanna Visitor Center, Museum & Genealogy Library
• Hitt Archaeology Center
• Germanna Memorial Garden
• 170-acre Siegen Forest Hiking and Nature Trails
• 1714/1717 Fort Germanna archaeology site
• Lt Gov Alexander Spotswood’s Mansion ‘Enchanted Castle’ archaeology site
• Historic 1757 Salubria — Georgian-style manor house
• Revolutionary War-era Peter Hitt Farm
Do you have a Germanna name? Find out:
Genealogy database: http://germannafamily.org/
Contact us: https://germanna.org/contact/ or 540-423-1700
Join our Mailing List: https://germanna.org/join-mailing-list/
Become a Member: https://germanna.org/membership/
Make a Donation: https://germanna.org/donate/